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, governor mitt romney met billy graham for the first time. during a campaign trip in north carolina, romney stopped by graham's home for a visit with the evangelist and his son, franklin. the three prayed together, and afterward, graham released a statement saying he was impressed by romney's "values and strong moral convictions." president obama visited graham's north carolinaome 2010. the evangelist will turn 94 the day after the election. >>> demonstrators gathered outside the supreme court this week as the justices heard a closely watched case about affirmative action at the university of texas. a white student had sued the university alleging she was unfairly rejected because the school considers race as one of many factors for admission. more than two dozen civil rights groups rallied for the university's policy. a group of religious denominations and several catholic colleges also filed briefs in favor of the policy. they said it ensures diversity on college campuses. >>> controversy continues to surround a subway ad that is now up in the washington, d.c., metro after a court ruled
and governor romney. on thursday, both candidates attended the annual al smith charity dinner sponsored by the catholic archdiocese of new york. at the usually lighthearted event, both men made jokes at their own expense, but obama ended on a serious note -- >> it's written in scripture that tribulation produces perseverance. and perseverance, character. and character, hope. >>> this week, the u.s. catholic bishops have been urging special prayers for religious liberty. at a mass to open the rosary novena for life and liberty, archbishop william lori said catholics must bring their beliefs to the public square. religion came up briefly at the presidential debate tuesday, when mitt romney made a rare reference to his mormon faith. >> and i believe we're all children of the same god. i believe we have a responsibility to care for one other. i -- i served as a missiony for mchur. i rveds a storn my congregation for about ten years. >>> last week we began a new miniseries we're calling "none of the above," which focuses on the fast-growing number of americans, especially young adults, who s
to have you with us. >>> president obama and governor mitt romney squared off in their first presidential debate wednesday. earlier in the week, thousands of conservative christians gathered in philadelphia to pray for the future of the country. organizers said the rally was not political, although same-sex marriage and abortion were widely denounced. they also called for 40 days of prayer leading up to the election. >>> meanwhile, this weekend, a conservative christian group is urging pastors to challenge federal law by endorsing political candidates from the pulpit. those who do so risk losing their churches' tax-exempt status. according to a recent survey by the christian polling organization lifeway, 87% of pastors believe pastors should refrain from making political endorsements. the survey included both evangelical and mainline clergy. >>> the supreme court opened its new term on monday and a majority of the justices -- six of the nine -- attended the annual red mass, held the nday before at st. matthew's cathedral in washington. at the annual event, catholic leaders encourage the j
be promoting sustainable development that will provide long-term help for poor countries. governor romney sounded similar themes that former president bill clinton. he urged a re-examination of temporary foreign aid. >> we can employ people for a time, but can't sustain the economy for a long term. it can't pull the whole cart, because at some point the money runs out. an assistance program that helps unleash free enterprise can create enduring prosperity. >> the calls at the u.n. for outlawing offensive speech produces strong defenses of such speech not only by president obama but also from leaders in the american muslim community. i want to explore that with kim lawton managing editor of the program and the director of the muslim office of the public affairs council. welcome to you both. >> thank you. >> how are you american muslims trying it to persuade other muslims around the world that putting any kind of limit on free speech is dangerous? >> well, i think the first way we're trying to convince fellow m muslims of this is the fact that the idea of free speech is a foundational part
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